Go north on your next cruise. New England and Canada cruises from Boston take you to magnificent autumn scenery and historic ports. Explore Nova Scotia, dine on lobster, hike, bike, watch whales, and marvel at the colors of the leaves. The complete list of one-way cruises and round-trip cruises to Canada is below.
Bar Harbor, Maine, was once an exclusive summer resort for America's wealthy. Now it's known as the gateway to beautiful Acadia National Park. Take a carriage ride through the park or pedal a bike.
Newport, Rhode Island, is famous for the grand mansions of rich families like the Vanderbilts, Astors and Morgans. Stroll around town to take in the sights.
In Halifax, Nova Scotia, passengers are greeted by the skirl of pipes and drums as the 78th Highlanders offer a preview of historic Halifax. Scenic shore excursions are available to the lighthouse at Peggy's Cove, Lunenburg World UNESCO World Heritage Site, and more.
At the port of Sydney, located on Cape Breton Island, cruise passengers will experience the province's culture through arts, crafts and music. Spend the day at Fortress Louisbourg, the largest historic reconstruction in North America or visit the Alexander Graham Bell Museum in Baddeck. Take a scenic tour of the world famous Cabot Trail.
Saint John, New Brunswick, lives its reputation as "The Fundy City" every day. The Bay of Fundy has some of the highest and wildest tides in the world. Steeped in 400 years of rich history, the tree-lined streets of Uptown Saint John echo back to the Victorian age. Saint John offers the old-world charm of a historic seaport and a base for exciting Bay of Fundy eco-adventure.
Prince Edward Island is filled with natural beauty, excellent exploration and activity opportunities, great food and shopping, and an atmosphere of total relaxation. From spring's green fields to an explosion of gold and crimson in the fall, Prince Edward Island never fails to show you its colors.
Montreal is old world charm, French joie de vivre, and real modern style. The Old City is fascinating and there's great nightlife and exceptional shopping.
What to pack for a Canada cruise? For spring and fall, bring warm sweaters and a medium jacket. For summer, you'll need everything from shorts and sandals to a light sweater or two for evenings by the sea.
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